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2018-11-06T21:00:51.8747090Z
Trissolcus japonicus on H.halys eggs; photo: CABI The Asian samurai wasp Trissolcus japonicus; photo: CABI

CABI  https://blog.invasive-species.org/2018/11/05/samurai-wasp-found-in-europe-the-end-of-the-stink-bug-invasion/

CABI scientists have made the first discovery of the Asian samurai wasp Trissolcus japonicus– a natural enemy that kills the …

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2018-11-06T01:41:00.0000000Z

The Conversation http://theconversation.com/the-spread-of-shothole-borer-beetles-in-south-africa-is-proving-tough-to-control-102996

A tiny tree-killing beetle with the awkwardly long name of Polyphagous Shothole Borer was detected in South Africa for …

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2018-11-04T22:09:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-11/uoe-kgf110218.php

Discovery of a gene that helps plants control their response to disease could aid efforts to develop crops that are resistant to infection, research suggests.

The findings …

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2018-11-04T04:28:00.0000000Z

CABI The Invasives Blog https://blog.invasive-species.org/2018/10/29/fall-armyworm-in-africa-communicating-out-of-a-crisis/ Take a quick look at the map of the fall armyworm invasion. It gives you a good feel for the number of smallholder …

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2018-11-04T04:24:00.0000000Z
Fermentation cascade of bioreactors with volumes of 10 liters to 10 m3 at the Fraunhofer Center for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes in Leuna, Germany. Credit: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
Fermentation cascade of bioreactors with volumes of 10 liters to 10 m3 at the Fraunhofer Center for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes in Leuna, Germany. Credit: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Cells of the smut fungus Ustilago maydis at a single cell stage in presence of bio- surfactant crystals. Credit: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
Cells of the smut fungus Ustilago maydis at a single cell stage in presence of bio- surfactant crystals. Credit: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Fermentation cascade of bioreactors with volumes of 10 liters to 10 m3 at the Fraunhofer Center for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes in Leuna, Germany. Credit: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-11-everyday-products-fungi.html Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft 

Most detergents, cosmetics, and clothes, to name just a few products, are manufactured using petroleum, making such everyday items anything but eco- …

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2018-11-04T02:20:00.0000000Z

Farmers Co.Ke https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/farmers/article/2001301329/online-course-launched-to-train-plant-pest-analysis

An international agricultural research organisation has launched an online course that will enable agricultural professionals …

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2018-11-04T00:58:00.0000000Z
A ProMED-mail post http://www.promedmail.org ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases http://www.isid.orgDate: October 2018 Source: European Plant Protection Organization (EPPO) Reporting Service 10/2018/202 [ … Read more...
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2018-11-03T04:53:00.0000000Z

Sustainable Development Solutions Network http://unsdsn.org/news/2018/10/26/outcomes-from-the-fall-armyworm-e-conference/

The SDSN’s Thematic Network on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems hosted a virtual, e-conference on fall armyworm … Read more...
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2018-11-03T02:08:00.0000000Z
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-11-02T15:00:00.0000000Z
SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY IMAGE OF DIVERSE BACTERIA ON THE SURFACE OF ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA ROOTS. view more 
CREDIT: IMAGE BY RAINER FRANZEN AND PALOMA DURAN; IMAGE EDITING BY MAGDALENA KOSTERSKA-SINGER

EurekAlert https://www.eurekalert..org/pub_releases/2018-11/mpif-pro103118.php

Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Fungi and other filamentous microbes called oomycetes cause many devastating plant diseases and are together responsible for …

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